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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pope-Vannoy Landing.

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Around Pope-Vannoy Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Newhalen. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of Pope-Vannoy Landing. Newhalen has a population of 180 people.<1>

The next largest community is Nondalton. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northwest of Pope-Vannoy Landing and has a population of 160 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pope-Vannoy Landing and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Fish Village   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Iliamna   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kakhonak   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kokhanok   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pedro Bay   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pile Bay Village   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Port Alsworth   [Map]     N   45 miles [72.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pope-Vannoy Landing ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

In the vicinity of Pope-Vannoy Landing, Fish Village is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest.   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pope-Vannoy Landing.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pope-Vannoy Landing. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alaska

    Alaska Tourism
    Parks for Alaska

    Fishing in Alaska
    Hunting in Alaska


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alaska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alaska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alaska

Airports Near Pope-Vannoy Landing ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Pope-Vannoy Landing.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kokhanok Airport   [Map]   9K2   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pedro Bay Airport(IATA:PDB)   [Map]   4K0   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Iliamna Airport(ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   ILI   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nondalton Airport(NNL/PANO)   [Map]   5NN   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Pope-Vannoy Landing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pope-Vannoy Landing. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   E   105 miles [169 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   NE   189 miles [304.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
King Salmon Airport(AKN/PAKN)   [Map]   AKN   SW   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kokhanok Airport   [Map]   9K2   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pedro Bay Airport(IATA:PDB)   [Map]   4K0   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Iliamna Airport(ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   ILI   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nondalton Airport(NNL/PANO)   [Map]   5NN   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King Salmon Airport   (AKN/PAKN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Iliamna Airport   (ILI/PAIL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nondalton Airport   (NNL/PANO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Alsworth Airport   (PTA/PALJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Igiugig Airport   (IGG/PAIG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pope-Vannoy Landing.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Pope-Vannoy Landing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pope-Vannoy Landing) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pope-Vannoy Landing. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pope-Vannoy Landing

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Pope-Vannoy Landing), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pope-Vannoy Landing.